Centre for Teaching and Learning

Centre for Teaching and Learning
Centre for Teaching and Learning

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering Teaching Assistant Award

The object of the Civil Engineering Teaching Assistants Award is to encourage and recognize excellent performance by teaching assistants in undergraduate civil engineering courses. Two awards are made each academic session: one in December for the fall term and one in April for the winter term.

This year's recipient is:

Fall 2016      James St. Onge
Winter 2017  Robert Adams

To learn more about the Civil Engineering Teaching Assistant Award.

Nature of Award

The object of the Civil Engineering Teaching Assistants Award is to encourage and recognize excellent performance by teaching assistants in undergraduate civil engineering courses. Two awards are made each academic session: one in December for the fall term and one in April for the winter term.

Nomination Criteria

Nominees should exhibit a value of learning, availability to students, good organizational skills and motivation.

Nomination Procedure

The Civil Club will receive nominations from students enrolled in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year Civil Engineering courses. A Civil Club representative will submit, in the form of a letter to the Head, two (or in exceptional cases, one) nominations for the award. The 'year' must have had the persons nominated as teaching assistants in the term for which the award is being made. This letter should be submitted by December 1 for the fall term, and by April 1 for the winter term. It should include short statements on the reasons for nominating each person and a description of the process by which their classmates were surveyed.

Selection Process

The Head of Department will select the award winners on the basis on nominations received.

Presentation of Award

The winner will be presented a book with certificate attached. The names of award winners will be listed by year on a "trophy board" which will be displayed in a prominent place in the Department of Civil Engineering.

Past Winners

2017 Winter Robert Adams
2016 Fall James St. Onge
2016 Winter  Adam Hoag
2015 Fall Nicole Soucy
2015 Winter Manoah Gutknecht
2014 Fall Martin Schueder
2014 Winter Fan Yang
2013 Fall Katrina MacDougall
2013 Winter  Stefano Arcovio
2012 Fall  Nikolaus Wootten
2012 Winter Patrick Richardson
2011 Fall Greg Shier
2011 Winter Eric Martin
2010 Fall Vanessa Mann
2010 Winter Mark Nelson
2009 Fall Doug Tomlinson
2009 Winter Bon Taechakumthorn
2008 Fall Alison Snow
2008 Winter Stephen Vardy
2007 Fall Indra Kalinovich
2007 Winter Hart Honickman
2006 Fall Michael Brown
2006 Fall Christopher Hannon
2006 Winter Jan Bielenberg
2005 Fall Michael Melaney
2005 Winter Grace Yungwirth
2004 Fall Stephen Vardy
2004 Winter Tarek El-Tahawy
2003 Fall John Ford
2003 Winter Aaron Dent
2002 Fall Simon Gudina
2002 Winter Brea Williams
2001 Fall Jia Shin
2001 Winter Graeme Skinner
2000 Fall Brea Williams
2000 Winter Raafat El-Hacha
2000 Winter Gordon Thomson
1999 Fall Natalie Rizkalla
1999 Fall Darren Waters
1999 Winter Sarah Rosolen
1998 Fall Mohammed Dabees
1998 Winter Kevin Brown
1997 Fall Luke Bisby
1997 Winter Julie Konzuk
1996 Fall Jason Gerhard
1996 Fall Susan Gibson
1996 Winter Anne Barker
1996 Winter Michael Fischer
1995 Fall Anthony Brown
1995 Winter Bettina Longino
1994 Fall Ryan Matthews
1994 Winter Charles Gravell
1993 Fall Michael Baumert
1993 Winter Stephan Trepanier
1992 Fall Karim Rakha
1992 Winter Venkatesh Kumar
1991 Fall Ana Maria da Silva

Civil Engineering Teaching Award

This award is presented by the undergraduate student body in recognition of outstanding teaching.

This year's recipient is:

2016 - 2017 Colin MacDougall

To learn more about the Civil Engineering Teaching Award.

Nature of Award

This award is presented by the undergraduate student body in recognition of outstanding teaching.

Nomination Criteria

In selecting the recipient of this award, consideration is given to nominees' teaching ability inside the classroom -- that is, material presentation, originality and creativity of lectures, enthusiasm and motivation, and reception of questions -- as well as their out-of-class approachability and interest in the students.

Nomination Procedure

Each of the three undergraduate years in Civil Engineering collaborates to nominate two professors for final selection by the Civil Club executive.

Selection Process

The Civil Club executive reviews the nominees and selects one professor to receive the award.

Presentation of Award

The award is presented during the annual Civil Banquet in late March. The recipient's name is engraved on the Civil Engineering Teaching Award plaque, which hangs in the second-floor hallway in Ellis Hall.

Past Winners

2016 - 2017 Colin MacDougall
2015 - 2016 Colin MacDougall

2014 - 2015 Kevin Mumford
2013 - 2014 Neil Hoult
2012 - 2013 Kevin Mumford
2011 - 2012 Colin MacDougall
2010 - 2011 Neil Hoult
2009 - 2010 Andy Take
2008 - 2009 Richard Brachman
2007 - 2008 Yves Fillion
2006 - 2007 Colin MacDougall
2005 - 2006 Amir Fam
2004 - 2005 Luke Bisby
2003 - 2004 Graeme Skinner
2002 - 2003 Richard Brachman
2001 - 2002 David Macdonald
2000 - 2001 Ana Maria da Silva
1999 - 2000 Karl Van Dalen
1998 - 1999 T. Ivan Campbell
1997 - 1998 Mark Green
1996 - 1997 Paul Gaskin
1995 - 1996 Ken Rose
1994 - 1995 Dave Turcke